The French Quarter
Image: arnauds.jpg, Cafe Brulot at Arnaud’s, Paul Broussard, NOTMC
Seafood, sweets and signature cocktails. Thanksgiving in the French Quarter is savory and unique as it sounds. Whether you’re looking for a traditional Thanksgiving spread or authentic New Orleanian cuisine check out this list French Quarter eateries open on Thanksgiving Day:
Arnaud’s Restaurant - 11:30 a.m - 8:30 p.m.
Bayona - 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Brennan's - 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Court of Two Sisters - Regular Hours
Criollo Restaurant & Lounge - Regular Hours
Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House - Regular Hours
Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse - Regular Hours
Dickie Brennan's Tableau - 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Galatoire's - 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe - 2 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Muriel's - 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Olde NOLA Cookery - Regular Hours
Oceana - Regular Hours
Pat O'Brien's - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
SoBou - Regular Hours
Head over to the Arts/Warehouse District for delectable meals in a hip neighborhood. The vibrant yet rustic architecture that’s home to the countless art galleries and museums makes the perfect place to grab a plate and enjoy. Here’s a list of restaurants serving in the Arts/Warehouse District this Thanksgiving:
Cambria Hotel New Orleans - 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. breakfast, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. dinner
Cochon Butcher - Regular Hours
Cochon Restaurant - Unspecified Hours
Compere Lapin - Unspecified Hours
Poydras & Peters - 11am - 8pm
Central Business District/ Downtown
Known for its bustling bistros and bars, the Central Business District is no stranger to fine dining - even on Thanksgiving. Freshly-baked sweets, Latin cuisine and New Orleans classics can all be found and indulged upon this Thanksgiving in the CBD:
Restaurant August - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Borgne - Unspecified Hours
Dickie Brennan's Palace Cafe - Regular Hours
Domenica - 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Johnny Sanchez - 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Luke - 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Public Service - Regular Hours
Willa Jean - Regular Hours
Other Notable NOLA Neighborhoods
Throughout the city, you can find other restaurants with their doors wide open and ready for Thanksgiving festivities. Here are a few more spots to consider this November:
The Blue Crab - Unspecified Hours
The Country Club - Regular Hours